SCAC canceled fall sports, teams prepare for spring

Despite cancellation of sports competitions due to the coronavirus pandemic, University of Dallas teams continue to practice this fall, albeit under abnormal circumstances. On July 16, the Southern Collegiate...

The sweet and savory culture of Brasil

Before I was born, my parents made the life-changing decision to move to the United States. This journey wasn’t an easy one, my dad came over first to the US with only...

Gregory retires after 45 years at UD

Sitting in front of her ceiling-high bookshelves on one of the chairs drawn up for visitors in her Augustine Hall office, 72-year-old English professor Dr. Eileen Gregory remembered her time at UD...

A Texas girl’s take on “toxic masculinity”

The concept of toxic masculinity is making a lot of headlines these days. College campuses, along with the rest of the world, are becoming more deeply impacted by it as time goes...

Proctorio: privacy in an online education

If you looked at Brightspace before the semester started, you may have noticed a new notification: a document about how to use Proctorio, an online proctoring service.  I investigated...

The Pro-Life vote: a clear choice

President Trump is not the face of the pro-life movement, nor am I claiming that he is. However, he is allying himself with the pro-life movement, so it is reasonable and expedient...

Strength without stereotypes: “toxic masculinity” response

According to the American Psychological Association, toxic masculinity can be identified as suppression of emotions, maintaining an appearance of hardness and violence as an indicator of power. In other words, it’s “tough-guy”...

Family Traditions: Late nights at the Vietnamese flower market

As you grow older in an ethnic household, you unlock new things that you are allowed to do each year, like levels in a video game. For me and my family in...

Changing times: the rise and decline of the UD history department

Since 2009, history majors at the University of Dallas have declined to approximately 3% of the student body, according to data supplied by the assistant provost Vicky Morris-Dueer, M.Ed.

Board of Trustees accelerates presidential transition; Sanford to take office March 8th

On March 5, the University of Dallas’ Board of Trustees Chairman, Richard Husseini (BS, ‘88), announced in an email that Provost Jonathan J. Sanford will assume presidential office on March 8, almost...

Men’s basketball bounces back with two road wins

The University of Dallas men’s basketball team kicked off a five-game road game with a win against conference opponent Texas Lutheran University (TLU). The Crusader victory halted a three-game slide and evened the season...

Pro-Life, or Anti-Abortion?

A recent debate that has captured my attention concerns the distinction between the terms pro-life and anti-abortion, and what these words truly mean. This is not an entirely recent topic (for example,...

One journey’s end—to my brother

In times of completion when approaching a finish line, you often find yourself being jerked back to the starting point. Reminiscence guides you down the path that brought you to the end. 

Male climbs tower and receives criminal trespass citation

After a cold and rainy week, sunshine was not the only cause for excitement on Sunday, Feb. 16. A rumored former student climbing the tower drew a crowd below around 4 p.m.

Liquor most divine

The phrase ut laetificet cor, “that the heart might be made glad” (Psalm 103) is the motto of the brewery (birra nursia) of the Benedictine monks of Norcia, who established a community...